Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Speaker Profile - Lisze Bechtold

Illustrator, Other, and Writer

Region: California: Los Angeles County
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I am the author and illustrator of SALLY AND THE PURPLE SOCKS, a Children's Choice Book which was also included in Dolly Parton's Imagination Library Literacy Program. The award-winning BUSTER THE VERY SHY DOG early reader series has been in print for 20 years. I also illustrated TOOTS THE CAT, written by Karla Kuskin. Currently, I am working on a middle grade novels, as well as several picture books. I volunteer as the Illustrator Coordinator for the Los Angeles region SCBWI, and am an experienced Authors in the Schools presenter. My independently animated film, MOON BREATH BEAT, is in the National Film Registry.